You are here:  Cambria > Obituaries > DUNMIRE, James B.
Obituary Index
DUNMIRE, James B.


SOURCE NOTATION:
    Johnstown Tribune, 18 Mar 1921, Page 23, Contributed by Sharon Trosan

DUNMIRE, James B., aged 50 years, foreman of the Lochrie mines at Dunlo, near here, was fatally injured yesterday morning when he came in contact with a high tension electric wire. He was removed to the Windber Hospital where he died at 6 o'clock last night. Mr. Dunmire was badly burned on the arms. The electrical shock caused him to fall from a scaffold about 15 feet above the ground, and he suffered injuries to the head and back. His death was due to shock.

The deceased was a member of one of the best known families in this part of Cambria county. Prior to coming here four years ago to accept a position as foreman of the mines, he resided at South Fork for 42 years. While in South Fork he was employed in the Stineman coal operations.

Mr. Dunmire was born in East Conemaugh and was a son of the late Henry and Mary Jane Dunmire. He was married in 1894 to Miss Bird Wagner, who resided near Nanty-Glo. The deceased is survived by his widow, two sons, Bryson, who is married and residing in Windber, and Earl Dunmire, at home; also the following brothers and sisters: H. W. and W. L. Dunmire, both of South Fork; John Dunmire, of Portage; Clyde Dunmire, of Windber; Roy A. Dunmire, of Summerhill; Herschel R. Dunmire, of Juniata; Mrs. Harry J. George and Mrs. Elsie Hice, both of South Fork and Mrs. John Ochenhart, of Pittsburg. He was an active member of the Salix United Evangelical Church.

The body has been prepared for burial by George Brothers, Undertakers, of South Fork. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon. Burial will take place in the South Fork Cemetery. All arrangements for the funeral have not been completed, pending word from Mrs. George, a sister of the deceased, who is spending the winter in Florida.

Obituary Database Last Updated: 22 Sep 2021
Copyright © 2000-2010, All Rights Reserved
Lynne Canterbury, Diann Olsen and contributors